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July 10, 2019

New Jersey IEC Opens Electrical Apprentice Education and Training Center

East Brunswick, NJ (PRNews release)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-– The New Jersey Independent Electric Contractors (NJ-IEC) is pleased to announce that it has opened a new electrical apprentice education and training center in East Brunswick, NJ. In December 2017, the New Jersey Department of Education, followed by the Department of Labor, approved the opening of the NJ-IEC Apprentice Training School. In April 2019, the... Read more →


Joan M. Catando, of Cherry Hill; Sears Employee for over 25 Years

Cherry Hill – On July 6, 2019, (nee Myers) Age 85. Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Frank J. Catando. In the loving and devoted care of her children: Ken (Mary), Holly (Sam) Cass, Susan, Steven (Partner JoAnn) and Lauren (George) Suleta. Dear Mother-In-Law of Barbaralynn. Predeceased by her brother, William (surviving Sandy). Cherished grandmother of Dawn Catando,... Read more →


Jonathan N. Diament of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Bridgeton

On June 27, 2019. Age 44. Of Orlando, Florida and formerly of Bridgeton, NJ. Father of Jessica A. Diament. Son of George E. Diament III and Carol S. Diament (nee Saul). Brother of Rebecca D. McDevitt (Paul). Uncle of Owen McDevitt. At the request of the family, cremation is private and there are no memorial services. Family respectfully requests memorial... Read more →


Epstein Charged With Sex Trafficking Of Minors; Schumer Accepted $1,000's in Campaign Donations from the Pervert

Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990s, The Post has learned. (Read Article) Alleged Conduct Occurred in both New York and Florida over Multiple Years, Involving Dozens of... Read more →


In e-mail, Murphy advisor implies political retaliation in hospital budget cuts

“No pain, no gain,” says DeMicco in response to press release criticizing Cooper funding freeze By David Wildstein, July 10 2019 2:50 pm A four-word e-mail from Gov. Phil Murphy’s political consultant to George Norcross’ spokesman gives legitimacy to claims that a $5 million budget cut to Cooper Health Care was an act of political retribution. “No pain, no gain,”... Read more →


National Line Workers Day

Atlantic City Electric Joins Energy Companies Across the Country to Celebrate National Lineworker Appreciation Day Today recognizes the lineworkers who serve year-round to power communities across the country MAYS LANDING, N.J. (July 10, 2019) – Atlantic City Electric joins energy companies across the country today in celebration of its lineworkers and their continuous dedication to providing customers with the safe,... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: Empower NJ Meeting on LNG Port Proposal On Delaware River

GIBBSTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Sierra Club will join the Delaware River Keeper Network at a public meeting on the LNG port proposal along the Delaware River. On June 13th, the DRBC voted to approve the application for a new dredging project at the Delaware River Partners (DRP) Gibbstown Logistics Center, a multi-use deep-water seaport and international logistics center currently under development,... Read more →


A FREE SPEECH DEBATE BREWING OVER ANTI-SEMITISM BILL

A bill that was introduced by state Senate Pres. Steve Sweeney and state Sen. Robert Singer on June 24 is now courting controversy. Because the legislation defines anti-Semitism "in a vague and overly broad way," writes the policy director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, it could lead to an unconstitutional attempt to chill speech — that is,... Read more →


Four Suspects Run from Gloucester Township PD; the Vehicle was Stolen in Cherry Hill

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Today, July 10, 2019 at approximately 0433 hrs. Officers attempted to stop a suspicious motor vehicle. Upon seeing the officers the vehicle shut its lights off and fled at a high rate of speed. After a short distance, the vehicle turned down a dead end street and crashed into a tree. There were 4 occupants that fled, into... Read more →


Pedestrian Succumbs To Injuries In Fatal Hit And Run Motor Vehicle Crash

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 8:16 pm Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to the 2000 Block of Sicklerville road for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle suffering from serious injuries. Upon officer arrival it was determined the striking vehicle had fled the scene and a pick up and hold was broadcast for the suspect... Read more →


Johnstown ranks the poorest of Pa towns; Holiday City ranks the poorest of NJ towns

The Center SquareJul 7, 2019 Johnstown was ranked the poorest town in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships. With a population of 19,967, Johnstown recorded a median household income of $23,636 annually, based on 2017 U.S. Census Bureau data. Johnstown’s poverty rate was pegged at 37.9 percent, and its... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Andrew Brock Earns President's Award for Academic Achievement at Randolph-Macon Academy FRONT ROYAL , VA (07/08/2019)-- Andrew Brock of Joint Base MDL, NJ, a senior at Randolph-Macon Academy during the 2018-19 school year, was recognized for his outstanding academic performance with the President's Award for Academic Achievement at an awards ceremony held on May 1, 2019. This award is given... Read more →


Home Country: Duckworth Goes to the Dog Show

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2019)-- “I took Duckworth to the dog show up in the city last weekend,” Dud said. Slim Randles (CNBNews file photo) The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank and philosophy counter just looked at him. Doc put it gently. “Dud, was this so he could get some inspiration... Read more →


Wine Spectator Announces Winners of 2019 Restaurant Awards

—Dining Destinations Around the World Recognized for their Dedication to Wine— New York, NY (July 9, 2019)—Finding a place to drink great wine around the globe has never been so easy. Wine Spectator has uncorked the winners of the 2019 Restaurant Awards, which honors the world’s best restaurants for wine. This year, the Restaurant Awards program honors 3,800 dining destinations... Read more →


Jackpot Rolls to $4.2 Million for July 11th Drawing

$4.2 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA TRENTON (July 9, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $4.2 million! July 8th’s drawing produced 14winners of $1,711 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prizes to $3,422. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were... Read more →


GOP Candidate for Sheriff Calls for Grewal’s Arrest for ‘Harboring Criminal Illegal Aliens’

Anthony Gallo, a Republican candidate for Middlesex County sheriff, took to social media to blast NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal for chastising Monmouth and Cape May county sheriffs over their cooperation with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. According to NJ.com, Grewal issued a directive designed to limit state and local authorities’ interactions with ICE to strictly criminal matters.... Read more →


$4.2 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA

Jackpot Rolls to $4.2 Million for July 11th Drawing TRENTON (July 9, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $4.2 million! July 8th’s drawing produced 14 winners of $1,711 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prizes to $3,422. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that... Read more →


Free Dementia Training for Gloucester County First Responders

Expert to cover successful approaches, communication tools, and problem solving skills PITMAN, N.J. — July 7, 2019 - Consider the range of unpredictable situations first responders face each day. About 51 million Americans are age 65 and over while about 5.8 million live with some type of dementia. These statistics drastically increase first responders’ chances not only, of encountering older... Read more →


Statement of Former Senator Raymond J. Lesniak Regarding NJ's Tax Incentive Program

As the sponsor of New Jersey’s first tax incentive that transformed a contaminated garbage dump in Elizabeth into the Jersey Gardens Mall which has generated thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of revenue for Elizabeth and the State and has more visitors from out of state than any other location in New Jersey, I come not to bury tax... Read more →


Tips For Settling Into A New Neighborhood

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2019)--Moving to a new neighborhood is always an exciting period of time as it is the start of a new chapter. It can also be a stressful one as it can take some time to settle and moving all of your possessions will always be difficult. Although it will always take some time to settle, there are a... Read more →


New video about innovative waterway cleanup in Wilmington, Delaware

debuts on DNREC YouTube Channel WILMINGTON (July 9, 2019) – A new DNREC YouTube Channel video details an innovative remediation project to remove PCBs from sediment in a ditch that discharges into the Christina River in Wilmington. This spring, DNREC’s Watershed Approach to Toxics Assessment and Restoration (WATAR) Team and its partner University of Maryland, Baltimore County and contractor Brightfields,... Read more →


Camden County GOP Chairman: Whose Side Are The Democrats On?

New taxes, increased taxes and sweetheart tax incentive deals help no one HADDON HEIGHTS – Recently Assemblyman Lou Greenwald issued a statement asking “whose side are you on” to which Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino wondered, “Whose side are the Democrats on?” “While it’s been somewhat amusing to watch the Democrats fight their civil war, I find it laughable... Read more →